Merideth Naomi Freiheit's Home Page
June 3rd, 1997 Mug Shot
Hi! I was born at 9:29 PM, Tuesday night the 6th of May, 1997. I was 7 lbs.
8.7 oz's and 21 inches long
You can look at my photo album (or
here for the latest).
I will put more here when I learn to type. (Or when my father gets more
- May 6th, 1997
- I was born in an incredibly short period of time (ten minutes
from 5 cm. to 10 cm.). Way to go Mom!
- I was suckling within minutes of birth, practically before
Daddy cut my umbilical cord!
- May 7th, 1997
- I have a good appetite.
- I am alert and trying to look around.
- As per the habit that I established before birth, I am most
active at night and sleep more during the day.
- I am somewhat fussy, I like to be held while I sleep.
- I lost weigth, but that is normal for babies just born.
- May 8th, 1997
- I came home from the hospital.
- My appetite continues to be good.
- Everybody likes me and wants to hold me. This is cool, but don't
get in my way when I want to eat!
- May 9th, 1997
- I started tracking hand movements and faces!
- I started pooping normal yellowish stuff! (Much better than that
nasty blackish stuff from the womb!)
- May 10th, 1997
- I'm finally sleeping for more than an hour. And boy, is mommy
happy about that. And if mommy is happy, then Daddy must be
- I had my first sponge bath at home, and it was rather fun.
- May 11th, 1997
- I have really gotten good at tracking things with my eyes, both
are focusing and following together.
- I have developed a fascination for black t-shirts with white
lettering. (Or is it a little early to start reading? :-)
- May 13th, 1997
- May 18th, 1997
- I went on my first walk. Daddy needed to buy milk.
- Grampa, Gramma, and Aunt Gretchen visited.
- May 20th, 1997
- I'm two weeks old today!
- I am starting to be able to hold my head up.
- Much to mommy's delight, I am beggining to sleep for 3 or 4
hours at a time!
- May 23rd, 1997
- I had my first checkup today. I'm 8 lbs, 6 oz. That's a weight
gain of over 10% since coming home from the hospital! The doctor
gave me a clean bill of health, except for a bit of infection
in my umbilical cord remnant.
- May 27th, 1997
- I'm three weeks old today!
- I can hold my head for a while, and look around with interest.
- Grampa and Gramma visited!
- June 3rd, 1997
- I'm four weeks old today!
- I can hold my head up, at least for a minute or so.
- I can focus on things a few feet away, now.
- Grampa and Gramma visited me again. Bearing gifts. Thank you!
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Copyright (C) 1997 by F.E. Freiheit IV
Created: May 9th, 1997
Updated: June 4th, 1997